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Providence Associate Jude Magers: walking with the sisters

By Amy Miranda | August 4, 2014 |

“Being a Providence Associate has really helped to center my life,” says Providence Associate Jude Magers. Jude shares her journey as a Providence Associate.

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Volunteering for your future

By Ariane Detamore | April 11, 2014 |

Mandy Lynch has always felt a need to help others. Last summer she volunteered with the Sisters of Providence and it was during this time that she found her passion for nursing home administration, leading her down a new career path.

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“Mother Feodore is my girl”

By Amy Miranda | February 13, 2014 |

“It’s a good way to be connected with the Sisters of Providence and be a part of their mission. I’m happy to help the sisters any way I can,” Providence Associate Michelle Davis said of the associate relationship.

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There are always opportunities to serve

By Sisters of Providence | January 20, 2014 |

On this MLK Day, we remind you of the many volunteer opportunities with the Sisters of Providence.

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Thankful for the friendship of Sister Rosalie Marie Weller

By Judy Meyer | November 27, 2013 |

Providence Associate and volunteer, Judy Meyer, recounts treasured memories with her dear friend, Sister Rosalie Weller.

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Cathleen Flynn: Students shouldn’t overlook opportunities

By Becky Igo | October 31, 2012 |

Cathleen Flynn began her senior year at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a more knowledgeable perspective about eco-justice and taking care of earth. That was due to her experience with the…

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Group provides helping hands

By Becky Igo | June 7, 2012 |

Last year, Claudette Nowell-Philipp, of Illinois, was walking on the motherhouse grounds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., when a gift of giving came to mind. “I was down for the dedication…

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Volunteers provide ‘perfect ingredient’ for success

By Becky Igo | April 25, 2012 |

They work hard. They assist. They lend a helping hand. They are invaluable. “They” are the volunteers who participate in the Sisters of Providence Volunteer Services program. Approximately 90 people…

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CARE program enchances students’ collegiate experience

By Becky Igo | January 30, 2012 |

If you are a college student and looking for a rewarding experience, the Sisters of Providence CARE Volunteer Program may be for you. Sister Rebecca Keller, coordinator of Sisters of…

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Jim Holmes: Volunteer loves time spent with sisters

By Becky Igo | May 5, 2010 |

The desire to help others and the peaceful surroundings of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods drew Jim Holmes to volunteer with the Sisters of Providence. Jim had been to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods many times…

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Wood carving defines couple’s love for sisters

By Becky Igo | January 2, 2009 |

Who would have thought that a connection between the Sisters of Providence and a woodcarver and his wife would have begun with pie? Thinking about it now, Dick Hillier and…

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When you volunteer for the Sisters of Providence you help continue the mission that Saint Mother Theodore began back in 1840. We help our volunteers find the right opportunity that fits their interests and passions. Some of our volunteers keep a regular schedule and while others help out as their time permits. Volunteering is a great way to meet people, gain experience, and boost your confidence. Volunteer opportunities with the Sisters of Providence include visiting patients in health care, leading tour groups, answering phones, maintaining the grounds, working in the organic gardens, helping with alpacas and assisting at special events. To learn more about volunteering contact Sister Rebecca Keller at 812-535-2878.

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